Find Your Next Favorite Book
Save up to $20
Our Money-Back Guarantee

Sunset Limited

by

America's finest crime writer returns to Louisiana with his Great creation, Detective Dave Robicheaux. When Dave Robicheaux discovers that Megan Flynn and her brother Cisco are back in town, his well honed instinct for trouble is aroused. Drawn as ever to those whom he feels need protection, he remembers how their father, a known communist, had been killed by the Klan and the perpetrator never brought to justice. Although both children had gone on to achieve success in their careers - Megans photographs of the casualties of war have graced the covers of Time Magazine, and CISCO is a wealthy film director - Robicheaux perceiives that their veneer of surface respectability disguises murky depths. Then 2 boys are brutally murdered after allegedly raping a black girl, and an eye witness describes 1 of the murderers as Harpo Scraggs, a Government informant at the time if Jack Flynn's murder. Harpo's re-emergence, together with Megan and Cisco, stirs within Robicheaux a deep and irreversible need to resolve the past.In this complex and deeply compelling novel, James Lee Burke weaves a web of plots and subplots involving characters as rich and as perfectly observed as any in his previous novels. This is a novel about what it truly means to be black or white, to be politically disposable or indispensable. Dense with passion and compassion, Burke's writing simply gets better and better. Hide synopsis

Find your copy

Buy it from  $0.99
Buy new from  $1.82
Collectible from  $3.52
Alternate from  $50.00
Show Alternate Editions
Change currency

Reviews of Sunset Limited

Overall customer rating: 4.000
Customer rating: 4 out of 5 4 out of 5
Would recommend?: Yes  1 out of 1
Love it or hate it? Review it now

Discussions about Sunset Limited

Start a new discussion
  1. What's on your mind? Review post guidelines

Join Today!

Share your ideas with other community members

Create account

Already a member?

Log in now

Get $300 in coupons and other goodies. Sign up for newsletter No, thank you.

You're signed up (and we you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!